Install Kodi on Firestick and Fire TV

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Everyone is aware of the fact that Kodi is one of the most popular media centre applications which is easy to maintain. Kodi was formerly known as XMBC which was used to play video games, browse the internet, play games and do a lot other interesting stuff. Amazon Firestick is begin used to everyone these days.

Using Firestick and FireTV is one of the easiest jobs. Streaming videos online have become a day to day routine nowadays. We tend to enjoy free TV shows and movies for free rather than paying for it. Buying Firestick or FireTV will just cost you several bucks, but the entertainment which you get will save you few thousand dollars, you will never be bored of it.

Kodi

Installing Kodi on a Fire TV or Firestick is easier than you think. You do not need to root your device and you can complete the whole process in about 5 minutes if you are a quick typist.

Install KODI on Firestick and Fire TV

Method 1

Step 1: Access the device settings.

Kodi on Firestick

Go to the settings menu of your device, click on Device. In this menu, you can control your app installation permissions.

Step 2: Click on Developer options.

Kodi on Firestick

Developer option will be the second option in the menu

Step 3: Enable Apps from Unknown Sources.

Kodi on Firestick

You just need to enable the unknown sources option if it is disabled.

Warning:

Amazon points out that, allowing installation of the third-party apps can be a sizable security risk. In fact, Kodi installations on older Apple TVs were trivial to compromise. Installing Kodi on a Fire TV device involves a trade-off between security and convenience. Weigh your options carefully before installing.

There is also a possibility that the installation of the third-party apps could cause your device to malfunction. If it does, you need to just factory-reset it and try a different installation.

Step 4: Acquire the Downloader app.

Kodi on Firestick

There are various ways to download the Kodi, but the easiest and simplest way is with the free Downloader app. The Downloader app is available on the Amazon App store.

Step 5: Direct Downloader to the Kodi website.

Kodi on Firestick

Go to the official website of the Kodi – http://www.kodi.tv/download. You can use other sources if you prefer.

Step 6: Select the Android App.

Kodi on Firestick

The Fire TV`s operating system in an Android branch, so Kodi Android app should work fine.

Step 7: Choose the 32-bit installation.

Kodi on Firestick

The 32-bit version of the app works best with the Fire TV devices, you can also try others if you want to experiment.

Step 8: Click Install.

Kodi on Firestick

Now, you can use this screen to review Kodi`s permissions.

Step 9: Customize Kodi to your liking.

Kodi on Firestick

You will be allowed to access Kodi just the same way as you would any other app on the Fire TV.  You can also share the media libraries, install add-ons and otherwise tweak Kodi to fit your taste. Bear in mind that if you are using a Fire TV stick, you will probably have to use a remote media server, whereas the Fire TV has a port for USB storage.

Method 2

Step 1: You need to first turn on apps from unknown sources in the settings.

Step 2: Next, install the Downloader application from the app store and open it.

Step 3: Now, using the Downloader app, download the AppStater app from its official website

Step 4: Install the AppStarter and Launch it.

Step 5: Now, just click on the updates button on the left side of the AppStarter.

Step 6: Next, click on the install button on the right-hand side of where it displays Kodi.

It is recommended that protecting yourself with a VPN when using Kodi to ensure that your Internet Service Provider and/or government isn`t logging your streaming activity. Download any VPN of your choice on your Firestick or FireTV before using Kodi.

I hope this article has helped you to know more about the Kodi. Please comment below if you have any queries or facing any difficulty while downloading the app. Do share the article with your friends and family.

 

 

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